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Film Review: Friday the 13th (1980)

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Some plucky college aged kids find themselves reopening a summer camp despite the dark cloud and pile of dead bodies that surround it. As the partying begins, the clothes come off and the pots smoked, the kids find them selves killed one by one in increasingly creative ways. Who is behind this killing spree and who will survive the night at camp Crystal Lake?

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Film Review: In Their Sleep (2010)

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A tormented mother, Sarah (Anne Parillaud), mourning the loss of her teenage son, drives into a young stranger, Arthur (Arthur Dupont), on the road home. Soon after he comes to, another car races down the deserted road toward them. Fearing for his safety, she escapes the other vehicle and brings Arthur to her home to tend to his wounds. When the other vehicle later appears outside, the past begins to unravel … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hell’s Highway (2002)

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A group of four college students from Pennsylvania head to Redondo Beach, CA on a road trip to do what college kids do best: drink their livers into oblivion. Along the way, on a stretch of road in Death Valley known as the Devil’s Freeway, they pick up the young, attractive hitchhiker Lucinda, whose idea of a good time is far different than that of the unsuspecting travelers.

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Film Review: Repo Chick (2009)

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As a repo chick, wealthy bad-girl Pixxi and her entourage get mixed up in a devious kidnapping plot that threatens to wipe out the city of Los Angeles.

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Cult film master director Alex Cox brings in a new entry in cinematic wackiness, built on the foundation of his cult classic Repo Man. 2011 brings us Repo Girl. Though this film is by far its own invention. Loaded with new … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slasher Hunter (2011)

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Wherever there’s an asshole killer in a mask, he’ll be there. Whenever dumb kids go to a cabin with no phone reception, he’ll be there. THE SLASHER HUNTER is here to save your dumb ass from a ragtag gang of the most notorious slashers.  Led by the cold-hearted Frank, they are determined to obtain one teen’s seemingly endless supply of the Survivor Gene, which grants immunity to slasher attacks.  Five slashers.  … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (2009)

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A high school prom faces a deadly threat: a flesh-eating virus that spreads via a popular brand of bottled water

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When I first got word about Cabin Fever 2, that often feeling of recycling came over me much in the way that most sequels deliver. I did enjoy Cabin Fever 1 immensely but had some doubts about a sequel. Though the trailers looked pretty good and the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Interview with a Serial Killer (2009)

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Ellen Carter is an award-winning True Crime novelist whose specialty is in her ability to get her subjects, serial killers, to reveal the motivations behind their murderous tendencies. She unwittingly leases out a room in her home to the nondescript, polite gentleman Leslie Steckler who just happens to have a dark secret. Mr. Steckler is the White Angel, the notorious British serial killer, so named for his method of choosing … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Cutting Room (2011)

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Jordan is making an indie slasher flick but is having trouble getting the kill scenes to look the way he wants them to. Good for him he has Edit, the lovely Goth film editor, who is taking the initiative to make his shots better looking and more realistic. Problem is that his cast and crew are disappearing.

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Film Review: Hatchet II (2010)

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Marybeth escapes the clutches of the deformed, swamp-dwelling iconic killer Victor Crowley. After learning the truth about her family’s connection to the hatchet-wielding madman, Marybeth returns to the Louisiana swamps along with an army of hunters to recover the bodies of her family and exact the bloodiest revenge against the bayou butcher.

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Hey acolytes, what’s up? I seem to be in a cheery mood today but don’t let that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Black Death (2010)

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Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is tasked with learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.

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Written by: Dario Poloni

Directed by: Christopher Smith

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean, Carice van Houten, David Warner, Kimberly Nixon

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Osmund (not Donnie OR Marie, sadly) is a young monk back in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Savages Crossing (2009)

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Torrential rain forces a group of strangers to take shelter in an outback roadhouse while a flood rages around them. But not everyone is who they first appear to be. The innocent among them quickly discover that the danger lurking within the roadhouse is far greater than the threat from outside. As the water levels rise, so does the tension but taking sides could prove deadly.

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Film Review: The Wreck (2008)

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An idyllic weekend in the mountains turns into a harrowing nightmare for an expectant young couple. Three weeks before it’s due date, the baby starts to kick and in a desperate drive to the hospital they suffer an horrific accident. Stuck out in the American wilderness, the couple are stranded and totally isolated. Pinned in the wreck of their car, they begin to suffer from injury, dehydration and infection and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dear Zachary: A Letter To A Son About His Father (2008)

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A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend’s ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son. 

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True Crime Documentary
Written and Directed By: Kurt Kuenne

This film documents the life, times, family, and death of a man named Dr. Andrew Bagby whom back in 2002 was found dead in a park in PA. His childhood friend, and former director of many adorable homemade … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ultramarines Warhammer 40000 (2010)

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A squad of Ultramarines answer a distress call from an Imperial Shrine World. A full Company of Imperial Fists was stationed there, but there is no answer from them. The squad investigates to find out what has happened there.REVIEW:

Director – Martyn Pick
Starring – Terence Stamp, John Hurt, Sean Pertwee

I’ll be honest up front and say that I have never read the popular Warhammer 40,000 books. So … Continue reading

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Film Review: Voodoo Cowboys (2010)

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Directed by Sean-Michael Argo
Starring: Matt Yeager, Leo Smith

Hurricane Katrina strikes Louisiana, laying waste to New Orleans and much of the Louisiana coast. Some see it as God’s punishment, others as a natural disaster with terrible repercussions, plenty folk call it a zombie apocalypse, others just say s*** happens. But every hoodoo slinger this side of the Mason Dixon Line knows that a boko named … Continue reading

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Film Review: Animal Kingdom (2010)

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The story of seventeen year-old J (Josh) as he navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family run by a deceptively cruel matriarch and the detective who thinks he can save him.

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It’s been a long time since I’ve offered my blessings to all of my fervent acolytes here on horrornews.net. The Black Saint would offer his apologies to all of you but as I was about to apologize … Continue reading

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Film Review: Monsters (2010)

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Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear & grow. In an effort to stem the destruction that resulted, half of Mexico was guaranteed as an INFECTED ZONE. Today,the Americans & Mexican military still struggle to contain the massive creatures….

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Film Review: Shibyo Osen Dead Rising (2010)

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Live action film “Shibyo Osen Dead Rising” based on the zombie action game “Dead Rising.” Set in Japan and directed by Keiji Inafune.

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Director – Keiji Inafune
Starring – Onoue Hiroyuki, Shibukawa Kiyohiko

A bit of a disclaimer here, I love the Dead Rising video games, especially Dead Rising 2. Killing zombies has never really been more fun. So I was anxious to see how this film was … Continue reading

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Film Review: Madness (2010)

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Two cheerleaders, Jenna (Victoria Bloom) and Tara (Yohanna Idha), on their way to a exhibition befriend a pair of guys with car trouble, Chad (Andreas Vaehi) and Oliver (Max Wallmo). Together, all four become the target of an insane group of mad men who run them off the road. Once captured and tortured by the three maniacs, the small band of strangers caught in a shared hell must … Continue reading

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Film Review: Junkyard Dog (2010)

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A gritty psychological-horror-thriller that delves the demented mind of a cannibalistic serial rapist who kidnaps his tenth victim in as many months on Halloween night.

REVIEW:Whenever a film is “inspired by true events”, you have to ask yourself how much is true and how much is not. No matter how you look at it, the possibility of any of the events in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nude Nuns with Big Guns (2010)

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After becoming a nun Sister Sarah is abused physically and mentally, drugged out of her mind, and forced to whore herself out to a slew of skanky customers by the low-life criminal Chavo and his gang of misfits (as well as the church). After a bad drug trip she gets a message from God telling her to seek vengeance on her tormentors. She then sets out to kill all … Continue reading

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